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DWI checkpoint nets 50 charges

Posted December 14, 2008 8:45 a.m. EST
Updated December 14, 2008 3:58 p.m. EST

— Wake County sheriff's deputies issued 50 charges during a checkpoint overnight Saturday.

Two people were charged with driving while impaired at U.S. Highway 70 and Guy Road, west of Clayton, said Phyllis Stephens, a spokeswoman for the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

Three motorists were also charged for driving with a revoked license, and 18 more for driving without a license, Stephens said.

The remaining charges included various motor-vehicle infractions.